Speeches of the Earl of Ronaldshay when Governor of Bengal, 1923.
Ronaldshay, Earl of, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E.: Lord Ronaldshay in Bengal being a selection from jis speeches as Governor of Bengal 1917-1922. Art Press, 1 Wellington Square, Calcutta1923 1st edition small 8vo [7 x 5 ins].
v, [iv Contents], 399pp. Original soft black faux leather gilt, front board a little creased, internally very clean and tight, presentation inscription C. T. H. from R Xmas 1923 [identified in a later hand as Colonel Hennah]. The Earl of Ronaldshay (heir to the Marquess of Zetland) is better known for his books on travel and sport in the east. These speeches are divided by category: local self government and public health, irrigation, industries, agriculture, education, general. The book seems to be a scarce work of record and it is enhanced by association. jan23/3
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